Court rules Shell must pay farmers over oil spills

Shell Nigeria is liable for damages from pipeline leaks in the villages of Oruma and Goi, the Hague Court of Appeals said in a ruling

Squeaky clean victory for sponge that mops up oil spills

Oleo Sponge was able to successfully remove oil sheen from the surface of the water

US awards student for work on oil spills

A Year-10 student in the US has won an award for developing a method to clean up marine oil spills. Sahil Veeramoney’s aim was to develop an efficient clean-up process that could be used in the US and all over the world. He researched different clean-up methods after studying the environmental impact of the 2010 […]

Oil giants ‘not equipped’ for Arctic spills

Greenpeace have suggested that oil giants like Shell are not prepared for dealing with spills in the Arctic. Ben Ayliffe, Head of Campaigns for Greenpeace Arctic Programme, made the claim at an Environmental Audit Committee hearing discussing protecting the polar region. Mr Ayliffe told the committee he felt there was a large gap between policy […]